Jacob Sedlar’s New Movie ‘Embrace Destiny’ shown in New York Sparking Controversy from World Jewish Congress

Once again, Croats and Albanians are going way ahead of Serbs in public relations. The movie by Croats director Jakov Sedlar called “The hug of destiny” is a new provocation. This film was included in the “New York Sephardic Festivalini NYC’ that was held from 2/23/-3/2/2020 in New York City. The main idea of the […]

JRI Co-Hosting Efraim Zuroff in Brooklyn on March 8th at 11:30 AM

The Holocaust Memorial Committe & the Jasenovac Research Institute Cordially Invite you to a lecture by Dr. Efraim Zuroff Chief Nazi Hunter of the Simon Weisenthal Center, Director of the Weisenthal Center’s Israle Office & Eastern European Affairs My Life as a Nazi Hunter: Catching the Perpetrators, Combating Holocaust Denial and Distortion with a Focus […]

The Passing of A Great Warrior for Truth, Smilja Avramav

JRI deeply mourns the loss of Dr. Smilja Avramov, who was for many years a Member of the Honorary Advisory Board of the Jasenovac Research Institute and a long-time supporter of our organization. We also remember her great contributions to the scholarship on and public awareness of the Holocaust in the NDH and former Yugoslavia and […]

JRI Sponsors Unveiling of Monument Commemorating the Victims of Jadovno – Gospić – Pag

These camps were the precursor to the much larger Jasenovac camp complex, to which the surviving prisoners of this complex were sent in August 1941 as part of the Ustashe regime overall plan to exterminate all Jews, Serbs, Romas and political opponents within their territory. This permanent monument to the victims of Jadovno is the […]

The Jasenovac Research Institute hosts 18th Annual Days of Jasenovac Commemoration Ceremonies

The Lessons of Jasenovac for the Studyof Human Rights and International Law inthe 21st Century Opening Remarks by Barry Lituchy Keynote Speakers: Stefan Karganović Researcher and Author, Srebrenica Historical Project Mina Zirojević Author and Scholar on International Law, Genocide, Human Rights, and Professor of Human Rights, Belgrade Dr. Ljilijana Petrović Professor of Philosophy, Vanier College, […]

PM Netanyahu’s Meeting with Serbian PM Aleksandar Vučić

“It’s an honor to welcome you to Israel, Prime Minister, Mr. Vučić. The friendship between the Serbian and Jewish people goes back thousands of years, to the time of the Roman Republic. In the modern world are two peoples were united in struggles and suffering. In the terrible years of the Second World War in […]

Keynote Speaker, Roma Historian

Noted Roma historian Dr. Ian Hancock was keynote speaker at Jasenovac Research Institute’s 8th Annual Jasenovac Day of Commemoration Ceremonies held in New York, April 25th-26th, 2009. “He is director of the Program of Romani Studies and the Romani Archives and Documentation Center at The University of Texas at Austin, where he has been a professor […]